Review: “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”

What should one expect from the sequel to a movie that was based on a fictional guidebook of magical creatures that itself was a spin-off/prequel to the most successful and beloved fantasy book series of all time?  The writing credits on IMDB for both Fantastic Beasts movies are telling in that J.K. Rowling is listed as the [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:02:07-07:00November 15th, 2018|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Review: “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”

In what may be a first, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is based on a published, fictional textbook from J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter.  First released under the pen name of Newt Scamander in 2001, this companion to the Potter series was a mock reference book that had been owned by [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:05:52-07:00November 16th, 2016|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments